May 2016 AQC

April 22, 2016


TO:                  Charles Carter, Chair
                 Gerard Carroll
                 Dr. Lawrence Raymond
                 E. O. Ferrell
                 Steven Rowlan
                 Steve Tedder
                 John D. Solomon
                 Clyde E. Smith, Jr.


FROM:             Sheila Holman, Director
                      Division of Air Quality


SUBJECT:      May 2016 Air Quality Committee Meeting


The Air Quality Committee is scheduled to meet in the Archdale Building Ground Floor Hearing Room from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on May 11, 2016.  Please note that the meeting time is

11:00 A.M.1

                1If any committee meeting conducts its scheduled business and adjourns prior to the estimated adjournment time, the subsequently scheduled committee meeting may be called to order by its chairperson fifteen minutes after the previous meeting is adjourned.

            Meeting audio and presentations will be broadcast via the state web conferencing link posted on the Environmental Management Commission website.

            Items marked with an asterisk (*) will be presented orally at the meeting only upon a request by a Committee member and can be approved where required as a group. Please call me at (919) 707-8430 if you wish to request an oral presentation of any item marked with an asterisk or if you have any other requests or questions on the Committee meeting or attachments. Items marked with a less-than sign (<) have no agenda item pages in this package. Please let Lois Thomas know if you will not be able to attend so that we can be assured of a quorum. The tentative agenda will include:

CALL TO ORDER (E.O. Ferrell)

1.         Call to Order and the State Government Ethics Act, N.C.G.S. § 138A-15(e)

MINUTES (E.O. Ferrell)

2.         Review and Approval of March Meeting Minutes


3.         Revisions to Address Sewage Sludge Incinerator Emissions Guidelines Federal Plan (497a) (Joelle Burleson, DAQ)

DRAFT RULES (Action Items)

4.        Revision of Odor Control of Feed Ingredient Manufacturing Plants Rule per S.L. 2015-263 (536) (Joelle Burleson, DAQ)


5.        Request to Proceed to Hearing on Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction (SSM) State Implementation Plan (SIP) Call Rule Revisions (533) (Michael Pjetraj, DAQ)


6.<       Director’s Remarks (Sheila Holman, DAQ)         

7.*     1995-2016 Air Quality Committee and Environmental Management Commission Calendar 

8.*     Status of Rulemaking Hearings and Rule Development

9.<     Next Regular Meeting July 13, 2016 (time to be determined)


Before each meeting, this tentative agenda and some attachments appear on the Division of Air Quality web site at The web site also has many other useful features.



Other EMC Members                        William Willets                         Vladimir Zaytsev
Jennie Hauser                                     Lee Daniel                                Patrick Knowlson
Amy Bircher                                      Michael Pjetraj                          Robin Barrows
Don van der Vaart                              Lori Cherry                               Randy Strait
Tom Reeder                                       Gary Saunders                           Local Programs
Sam M. Hayes                                    Brian Phillips                            Regional DAQ
Lois Thomas                                       Donnie Redmond                     Mark Cuilla
Sheila Holman                                    Sushma Masemore                   
Tom Mather                                        Joelle Burleson                       
Mike Abraczinskas                             Glenn Sappie                          
John Evans                                          Booker Pullen